AKA: Anna Mae Bullock
Claim to Fame: She’s the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll.”
Neighborhood: The Ville
High School: Sumner High, Class of 1958
Honors: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Named #63 on Rolling Stone magazine’s “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” list. Eleven-time Grammy Award Winner. Recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award for lifetime contribution to American Culture. Tina Turner is the most successful female entertainer in history, selling more concert tickets as a single artist than any other performer.
More: Today, the “Proud Mary” diva is working to help the world understand just what love has to do with it. A practicing Buddhist, the acclaimed artist is active with the Beyond Foundation, an organization working to unite cultures through music. Hear Tina sing “Amazing Grace” and find out more about her goal of creating dialogue and respect among different cultures at www.Beyond-Foundation.org.